Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez talked comics with The AV Club. Sam Sifton takes us inside the latest issue of Field & Stream. Keith Gessen on the friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin. Hector Tobar looks at what the reading choices of 2012’s Presidential candidates say about them. Roxane Gay on revelation. Vulture chats with the folks behind the deeply comprehensive Game of Thrones site Westeros.org. Maura Johnston on Pink and Carly Rae Jespen. William Basinski is interviewed at Tiny […]
Posted by Jason Diamond Via Daniel Massey’s Twitter: That’s Keith Gessen getting arrested at the Occupy protests going on right now. So now we’ve got freedom of the press being shit on, Jewish things being destroyed, and (more) intellectuals being arrested. Wonderful. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
Posted by Jason Diamond Keith Gessen getting name-dropped on Gossip Girl is cool, but with all due respect, it’s no Norman Mailer on the Gilmore Girls… Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and our Tumblr.
At Slate, David Haglund takes a look back at a homophobic 1999 book review written by John Updike. He wasn’t keen on gay people, and he’d already been labeled a misogynist. Now we’re convinced the only people John Updike liked were Ted Williams and Jewish writers. One of our favorite writers, Jami Attenberg, spends some time seeing if people pick up free copies of her book at a coffee shop. Keith Gessen went to Occupy Wall Street. We heard a […]
Join André Schiffrin in conversation with Keith Gessen on Schiffrin’s career in publishing, the death of the bookstore (and possible solutions), and pressure created by conglomerates. Schiffrin, who has been at the forefront of publishing for over forty years, will discuss his search for alternative publishing models, and how today’s publishing moment feels different from those of the past. (Via N+1) No word if Keith or André plan to bring up Gessen’s 2008 novel, All the Sad Young Literary Men, […]
As if Elif Batuman hasn’t been discussed on here enough already, tonight she stops in at our favorite bookstore in Manhattan, and talks to N+1 honcho Keith Gessen. I’m going to pull out an extremely dated catch phrase, and say that I think this event will be off the “hizzy”.